The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.73% 0.61% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.21% 5.88% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
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£347 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -16.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 17 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.04% 10.37% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 13 18
Average daily rate £348 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 21 (47.73%) Linux
1 21 (47.73%) DNS
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco
3 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
4 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) LAN
4 14 (31.82%) WAN
4 14 (31.82%) Service Management
5 13 (29.55%) UNIX
5 13 (29.55%) HP
5 13 (29.55%) SAN
6 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 12 (27.27%) Oracle
6 12 (27.27%) Network Design
6 12 (27.27%) Incident Management
7 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 11 (25.00%) ITIL
7 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (22.73%) TippingPoint
8 10 (22.73%) F5
8 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (22.73%) Juniper
8 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
9 9 (20.45%) QA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) DNS
2 14 (31.82%) LAN
2 14 (31.82%) WAN
3 13 (29.55%) SAN
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (20.45%) Network Security
5 9 (20.45%) SSL
6 8 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (13.64%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (13.64%) Junos
7 6 (13.64%) DHCP
7 6 (13.64%) VPN
7 6 (13.64%) LDAP
7 6 (13.64%) SSH
8 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.55%) SMS
10 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
10 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.82%) Wintel Support
6 3 (6.82%) UNIX Support
6 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
2 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) HACMP
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) UNIX
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 5 (11.36%) Solaris
7 5 (11.36%) AIX
8 3 (6.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Service Management
2 12 (27.27%) Network Design
2 12 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (25.00%) ITIL
4 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.45%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (20.45%) Network Management
6 8 (18.18%) Build Automation
7 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) Time Management
9 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.82%) Change Data Capture
10 3 (6.82%) SIEM
11 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
11 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Perl
3 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) CCNP
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
2 6 (13.64%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.64%) NFS
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.82%) RHEV
4 3 (6.82%) KVM
5 2 (4.55%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) GPFS
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.82%) OpenView
3 3 (6.82%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco
2 13 (29.55%) HP
3 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 12 (27.27%) Oracle
4 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (22.73%) TippingPoint
5 10 (22.73%) F5
5 10 (22.73%) Juniper
6 8 (18.18%) McAfee
7 7 (15.91%) VMware
7 7 (15.91%) Citrix
8 6 (13.64%) 3PAR
8 6 (13.64%) EMC
9 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.82%) Symantec
10 3 (6.82%) Lotus
11 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.55%) IBM
11 2 (4.55%) Crossbeam
12 1 (2.27%) Draytek
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